Known problems in Skype for Business on Mac


Explanation

Unavailable features

The following are features that are available in Skype for Business on other platforms but that Microsoft has not made available for macOS. There are no solutions currently available for the items denoted, as the software is performing as expected.

  • Request and/or control a Windows Skype for Business user's shared screen or content
  • Record audio, video, or screen sharing
  • Sort contacts by availability
  • Upload and share files in a meeting
  • Use a whiteboard
  • Conduct polls
  • Disable meeting IM
  • Make everyone an attendee in a meeting
  • Archiving IM, audio, or video conversations

A comparison of all Skype for Business features across all platforms can be found on Microsoft's support website.

Known problems

The following is a list of known problems with Skype for Business on Mac. These items may result in missing features.

  • Polycom CX300 handheld devices are not fully functional
  • Outlook Integration requires Outlook¬†2016 version¬†15.28.0 or greater

A list of all known problems with Skype for Business on Mac, along with any known workarounds, can be found on Microsoft's support website.

TIP: Some of these problems can be resolved by performing a clean uninstall of Lync for Mac and then installing the latest release of Skype for Business on Mac.